Posted by Anna
Wanna Jam in a Wig Wam?

Wig Wam Jam is part of Fringe Festival 2013. A public street theatre project in an open air gazebo filled with costumes and props. Passersby are invited in to don costumes and be filmed doing any small smidgeon of performance […]

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Posted by Trisha
A budget and a plan walk into a bar…

The success of Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign in May of 2012 highlighted the potential revenue opportunities for crowdfunding creatives.  Initially setting out to raise $100,000 for a new record, art book and tour, Palmer ended up exceeding the $1m mark.  […]

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Posted by Megan
JoJo off to Sydney!

JoJo is a New Zealand designer who is beginning to make her mark on the  fashion world. Her designs recently featured in the i.D fashion week and in the September issue of the Italian Vogue Magazine (yes, that’s right, VOGUE). […]

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Posted by Megan
Lou’s Shoemaking classes a success

Lou’s is passionate about making her own shoes and her dream is to show others the art of shoemaking. With help from 47 pledgers, Lou raised $1792 so she can start teaching others the art of making shoes. This is […]

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Posted by Anna
Don’t be bored with your Boardgame

Shem Phillips is another example of how small New Zealand is. He ran a project through PledgeMe to fund his board game, Plethora. While the project was running I had a business meeting and they mentioned a co-worker named Shem. […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip #7: You need to get your project out there

“Don’t be afraid to throw your PledgeMe page out there…at anyone.  You have nothing to lose by telling people about it and you’d be surprised at the amount and variety of people that are interested and will contribute.” says Ryan […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip # 6 – It’s about you!

People are going to give to you as much as they’re going to give to your project. So, tell them a bit about yourself. What you do, where you’re from. It’s like any good business pitch – it’s as much […]

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